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Watercolor Pencil

Yesterday I attended a demo at Daniel Smith store titled “Creative uses for Watercolor Pencil” offered by Jenna Roby.  What follows is from my notes and my observations. Jenna prefers Faber-Castell’s Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Pencils and recommends the 24 pencil … Continue reading

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Jan NWWS

I only attend the North West Watercolor Society (NWWS) meeting when it’s held at Daniel Smith Seattle store (the mothership). That’s about every other month. The other location is just too difficult up 405 at rush hour! After the business … Continue reading

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Ink in color block

It’s my intent to go to every Mixed Media play day that Janice Berkebile offers at Daniel Smith mothership. What she does is not my usual art practice (USk, on location sketching) but it’s good to learn new things and … Continue reading

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Corn and Watercolor

This morning was another fun time exploring watercolors with Jodi Steele at the Daniel Smith mothership. I played around with some new colors. Then I experimented with the Black Lava Salt I got at the airport in Iceland. It does … Continue reading

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O is for Otter

It was a fun session of Mixed Media Play Day with Janice Berkebile today at the Daniel Smith Mothership! As always, she brought “all the things”:  her many supplies which she generously allowed us to use. I tried the Faber … Continue reading

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Sandy demos trees

I’ve gotten to know Sandy Allnock a bit and admire her art from Urban Sketchers Tacoma. Today she did a demo at Daniel Smith about painting watercolor trees.  She has an avid following on social media and her on-line classes. … Continue reading

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Lots of medium

As I always do, I arrived a little early in order to browse the Daniel Smith mothership. I found that Stillman and Birn sketchbooks have been fully restocked. Almost to overflowing! Janice Berkebile continues to offer interesting demos at Daniel … Continue reading

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In Progress

We’re getting closer. Only one more workshop day left. Today’s was focused on making a journal page by drawing in ink and painting with watercolor. Janice brought a plethora of possible subjects, all from nature. There were seed pods, grocery … Continue reading

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Journal part 2

This is a four part workshop: “Journals and Journal Pages – Mixed Media – Drawing on Inspiration” with Janice Berkebile of Daniel Smith Seattle Store.  It’s still possible to join for the last two sessions! After making our journals during … Continue reading

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The new greys

Brenda Swenson did a demo on “negative painting” which will be the subject of her four day workshop this week at Daniel Smith. BTW, it’s sold out.  She allows no photography of any kind so… no photos of it and … Continue reading

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